Undergraduate Minor

Degree Requirements for Medieval Studies Minors

  • Course Credits and Minimum Grades. Students must complete at least five upper-level courses in Medieval Studies disciplines, for a total of 15 credits. No more than three of these credits may be transferred from another college or university. Substitutions are not allowed for courses in the MDVL minor. Students must receive a grade of C or better in each of the five courses.
  • Distribution requirement. Coursework must be at the 3000-4000 level, and may also include Variable Topics, Special Topics, Independent Study, Foreign Study, and graduate-level courses, as determined by the course content and consent of one of the Minor Advisors (see below). The five courses must be drawn from at least four of the following categories.
A. Art History
ARTH3220/3220W Early Medieval Art
ARTH3230/3230W   Romanesque Art
ARTH3240/3240W   Gothic Art
ARTH3210/3210W Late Antique and Early Byzantine Art
ARTH3260/3260W The Early Illustrated Book
F. History
HIST3335/CAMS3250   The Early Christian Church
HIST3340/CAMS3243   World of Late Antiquity
HIST3350 Byzantium
HIST3360 Early Middle Ages
HIST3361 High and Later Middle Ages
HIST3420 English History to 1603
HIST3460 Italy 1250-1600
HIST3704 Medieval Islamic Civilization to 1700
B. Classical and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
CAMS3213 Ovid & Mythology
CAMS3232 Medieval Latin
CAMS3243/HIST3340   World of Late Antiquity
CAMS3244 Ancient Fictions
G. Interdepartmental
INTD3220 Studies in the Culture of the Middle Ages
INTD3260 The Bible
C. English
ENGL3111 Medieval English Literature
ENGL3301 Celtic and Norse Myth and Legend
ENGL3501 Chaucer
ENGL3603 History of the English Language
H. Italian Literary and Cultural Studies:
ILCS3253 Dante and His Time
ILCS3254 Boccaccio and His Time
ILCS3255W Dante’s Divine Comedy in English Translation
D. French
FREN3230 The Middle Ages: Myths and Legends
I. Music
MUSI3401 Music History and Literature Before 1700
E. Hebrew & Judaic Studies
HEB/JUDS3201   Selected Books of the Hebrew Bible
HEB/JUDS3301/CLCS3201   Jewish Middle Ages
JUDS 5397/ CLCS 5301 Dying for God: Jewish Martyrdom in the Middle Ages
J. Philosophy
PHIL3261 Medieval Philosophy
K. Spanish
SPAN3200 Spanish Civilization to the Modern Period
SPAN3261 Old Spanish Language and Literature